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Nicholas HOYNES

Regimental number1699
Place of birthBlayney, New South Wales
SchoolSt. Joseph's (Catholic) School, Blayney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlayney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, B Hoynes, Blayney PO, Blayney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard adn Charlotte HOYNES, The Post Office, Blayney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: killed in France.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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